Losing the race

self-sabotage in Black America

By McWhorter, John H.

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ISBN
978-0-68483-669-0
Publisher
New York : Free Press, c2000.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on October 15, 2000

McWhorter (linguistics, Berkeley; The Word on the Street, LJ 9/15/98) argues forcefully that African Americans have mired themselves in self-defeating thinking, speaking, and acting. They have adopted an orthodoxy that casts them as victims of a vastly exaggerated racism and that calls for them to follow ruinously what he describes as the self-indulgent cults of Separatism and Anti-intellectualism. Instead, the author suggests, blacks should ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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